|Charles Amirkhanian Interviewed on Radio Adelaide - Radio Adelaide|
Charles Amirkhanian visited with host Grahame Dudley of Radio Adelaide, Australia, on December 1, 2011 (9am-12pm). "Imagine that you were asked to create a 60-second 'commercial' in the form of a work of new music which was to be aired on a European rock station. Furthermore, that the sound of the piece was, in some way, to exemplify the cultural connection between France and the U.S. Via immigration, migration, domination, and through war and peace, the populations of these two nations have, by...
Keywords: Radio; Music; Interview; Radio Adelaide; Charles Amirkhanian; New music; Electronic music; Text-sound compositions; Sound poetry; Musique concrète
|Randy Weston & African Rhythms perform Blues for Langston Hughes & Other Selections at Other Minds 8, 2002 - Randy Weston|
Randy Weston and African Rhythms perform new and classic works of Weston's at Other Minds Music Festival 8 in 2002 at Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco California. The music, according to Robin D.G. Kelley, New York Times jazz critic and NYC African Studies Professor, "...pushes the African rhythms to the foreground and always tries to work within a framework true to the source, whether it's the West African dance music called highlife or sacred songs from Morocco...
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|The Virtuoso Pianolist - Rex Lawson|
Track Listing:Stravinsky: Les NocesLutoslawski: Variations On A Theme Of Paganini (Arr. Lawson)Rachmaninov: Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini (Arr. Lawson)Handel: Arrival Of The Queen Of Sheba (Arr. Lawson)Widor: Symphony #5 For Organ - Toccata (Arr. Lawson)Sullivan/Mackerras: Pineapple Poll - Overture (Arr. Lawson)Sullivan/Mackerras: Pineapple Poll - Belaye's Solo (Arr. Lawson)Sullivan/Mackerras: Pineapple Poll - Reconciliation (Arr...
|Ricardo Tacuchian at Other Minds 8, 2002 - Ricardo Tacuchian|
Richardo Tacuchian's 2002 performance at The Other Minds Music Festival 8 in San Francisco California. Imagem Carioca (1987) U.S. Premiere The Mexican Guitar Quartet (Tomas Barreiro, Santiago Gutierrez Bolio, Santiago Lascurain, Rodrigo Placencia) Impulsos No. 2 (1980) U.S. Premiere Michael Kudirka & Eric Benzant-Feldra, guitar duo Paprica (1999) U.s. Premiere David Tanenbaum, classical guitar solo Estruturas Gemeas (Twin Structures) for Piano Four-Hands (1978) San Francisco Premiere Continuum (...
Keywords: World Music; Classical Guitar; Avantgarde
|Richard Teitelbaum at Other Minds 8, 2002 - Richard Teitelbaum|
Richard Teitelbaum's performance from 2002 at the Other Minds Music Festival 8 in San Francisco California. Richard Teitelbaum: Blends (1977), for shakuhachi, synthesizer and percussion (West Coast Premiere) Performed by The Other Minds Ensemble (Masayuki Koga, shakuhachi; Richard Teitelbaum, Kurzweil synthesizer; Geoffrey Gordon, tables & percussion) As Teitelbaum explained in 2002: "I composed Blends while studying with the great shakuhachi master Katsuya Yokoyama in Tokyo in 1976-77, and many...
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
|Morning Concert: Robert Ashley - Robert Ashley|
Robert Ashley edited interview on KPFA's Morning Concert, 3 November 1983. In addition to talking about his interest in multi-track recording and opera, Ashley recalls that in the early Fifties in NYC there were only a half a dozen new music concerts in an entire season. How things have changed!
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Morning Concert series; Robert Ashley; Interview; Opera; New Music
|Robert Dick, Speaking of Music at the Exploratorium in 1990 - Robert Dick|
Flute virtuoso Robert Dick performs his works Flames Must Not Encircle Sides and Further Down while discussing his efforts to extend flute techniques and his work on designing a new flute capable of playing chords. In Part Two, Robert Dick performs Heart of Light for Ab alto piccollo, Look Out, which he composed for High School students, Another Look, a flute solo in the style of Jimi Hendrix, and discusses his teacher, Indian flute music, and the flute in 20th century music.
Keywords: 20th Century Classical
|San Francisco Chamber Music Society Concert (pieces by Pauline Oliveros, Ramon Sender, Morton Subotnick, Robert Moran, Doulgas Leedy, Anthony Gnazzo and Charles Shere), 1976 - Robert Moran, Anthony Gnazzo, Pauline Oliveros, Ramon Sender, Douglas Leedy, Charles Shere, Morton Subotnick|
San Francisco Chamber Music Society Concert from November 15, 1976. The most unconventional composers in the Bay Area at the time, presented on a series usually host to more conventional classical music. Imagine a fish aquarium with staff lines drawn on it. Now play the fish as they move up and down the scale in the bowl. You have the concept of this infamous work that, for a short time, became the talk of the town here in San Francisco...
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical; tape collage
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|Improv:21 - The Systemic Language of Music & the Spirituality of Art: An Informance with Ishmael Wadada Leo Smith - ROVA:Arts|
The intersection between abstract art and improvised music is explored by composer, musician, and educator, Ishmael Wadada Leo Smith, in this program recorded on March 12, 2007, and produced by ROVA: Arts as part of their Improv 21 series of interview/performances with gifted composers specializing in various forms of improvisation. Smith, a talented jazz trumpeter, first began composing music at the age of 12, and has since gone on to develop a system for guided improvisation that he calls Ankh...
Keywords: ROVA: Improv:21: Interview and Music; Avant-Garde; Free Improvisation; Ishmael Wadada Leo Smith
|Improv:21: Understanding Conduction: An Informance with Lawrence “Butch” Morris - ROVA:Arts|
Part lecture, part rehearsal, and part performance, this fascinating program provides a window into a system for the creation of improvised music by an ensemble or band, that it's designer, Lawrence "Butch" Morris, calls conduction. In his words conduction is: "A vocabulary of ideographic signs and gestures activated to modify or construct a real time musical arrangement of any notation or composition...
Keywords: ROVA: Improv:21: Interview and Music; Chamber Music; Free Improvisation; Lawrence Butch Morris